mile: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mīl), [key]
- Also calleda unit of distance on land in English-speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers).
- any of various other units of distance or length at different periods and in different countries. Cf.
- a notable distance or margin:mi, mi. missed the target by a mile. Abbr.:
- mile (Thesaurus)